About Dale Sveum
Former manager of the Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs who also played 12 seasons in the major leagues with several teams.
He attended Pinole Valley High School in California, where he played baseball and was an All-State quarterback.
His best offensive season as a player came in 1987, hitting 25 home runs and driving in 95 runs.
Family of Dale Sveum
He raised two children, Rustin and Britanne.
Close associates of Dale Sveum
He played for all-time great manager Tony La Russa on the Oakland Athletics in 1993.
About Dusty Baker
Former MLB player who managed the Cincinnati Reds after managing the San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs.
He played for the Atlanta Braves during his MLB career.
He worked as a correspondent for ESPN after coaching the Cubs.
Family of Dusty Baker
He has had two children with his wife Melissa.
Close associates of Dusty Baker
He managed Kerry Wood on the Chicago Cubs.
About Connie Mack
Philadelphia Athletics baseball manager from 1901 to 1950; coached the Athletics to 5 World Series championships: 1910, 1911, 1913, 1929, and 1930..
During his playing career as a catcher, he inched himself closer to the plate than the standard catching position.
He compiled a career record of 3,731–3,948.
Family of Connie Mack
He had three sons: Earl, Roy, and Connie Mack Jr.
Close associates of Connie Mack
He and former manager John McGraw were both inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937.
About John McLaren
Baseball coach who managed the Washington Nationals in 2011 and Seattle Mariners from 2007-2008, also serving as an MLB scout.
He graduated from Westbury High School in Texas in 1970.
As a player, he was a catcher in the minor leagues.
Family of John McLaren
He was born in Galveston, Texas.
Close associates of John McLaren
He managed All-Star shortstop Ian Desmond on the Washington Nationals in 2011.
About Whitey Herzog
Hall of Fame baseball manager who won the World Series and three pennants during his decade with the Cardinals.
He spent a solid eight seasons as a player, scoring 213 runs with a .254 average.
He had a winning system called Whiteyball, which focused on base-running speed rather than home run power.
Family of Whitey Herzog
His younger brother helped him make his first lineup for the Cardinals.
Close associates of Whitey Herzog
He taught his system to all the Cardinal legends, including Ozzie Smith.
About AJ Hinch
Former MLB catcher who became manager of the Houston Astros in 2015. He helped the franchise win its first ever World Series title in 2017. During his playing days, he caught games for the Oakland Athletics, Kansas City Royals, Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies.
He attended Stanford University, where he earned a degree in psychology.
He earned a bronze medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics. He served as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks from 2009 to 2010.
Family of AJ Hinch
He had two daughters with his wife Erin Hinch.
Close associates of AJ Hinch
He became the manager of several All-Stars during his time in Houston including Jose Altuve and George Springer.